Dirt Modifieds

New Starter Series Events Kick Off 2015 DIRTcar 358-Modified Season

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New Starter Series Events Kick Off 2015 DIRTcar 358-Modified Season By Jo Ann & Don Davies WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - May 8, 2015 - New DIRTcar 358-Modified Starter Series events kick off the 2015 season for small block action on May 16 at Brockville (Ont.) Speedway before the championship stretch begins Sept. 6 with a 125-lap feature race on the highly competitive quarter-mile Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway. Last year's winner of at Cornwall, David Hebert, will be trying for another Series tour win and the overall 358-Modified Series title. In seven starts in 2014, Hebert had four Top 10, three Top…

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Super DIRT Week Gains Huge Support at Public Hearing

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Super DIRT Week Gains Huge Support at Public Hearing Strong turnout of supporters speak out on the significance of motorsports to the New York State Fairgrounds and all of Central New York SYRACUSE, N.Y. - May 7, 2015 - A large group of supporters who want to see motorsports continue at the New York State Fairgrounds beyond this year's NAPA Super DIRT Week greeted state officials Wednesday night to share their opinions in the first public hearings about potential improvements at the fairgrounds. Led by Brian Pokorny and clad in "Save the Moody Mile" shirts, nearly half the room at…

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Rick Laubach Continues ‘Assault’ Of Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek, Tops Big Diamond ‘Anthracite Assault’ Tuesday For $5,540 Payday In ‘Coal Country’ With Gary Spotts No. 91; Big D Beats The Weather Despite Widespread Rain, Poor Forecast

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MINERSVILLE, PA - Rick Laubach continued his assault of the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek, conquering an extremely tough field at Big Diamond Speedway on Tuesday.   Laubach drew an all-important front row starting spot and glided to his second straight Short Track Super Series (STSS) victory. This, the ‘Anthracite Assault,’ was the only North/South Region combo race for the season, and points were earned for both the Pioneer Pole Buildings South Region presented by Scotty’s Speed & Diesel and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region.   Laubach, 42, of Hellertown, Pa. captured the STSS South Region opener…

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New Egypt Speedway Notebook – May 2, 2015

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New Egypt Speedway Notebook - May 2, 2015 By: Pete MacDonald 30 358 Modifieds, 20 Sportsman, 14 Street Stocks, 7 Rookie Sportsman, and 2 North East Wingless Sprint Cars entered competition on Saturday. It was nice to see Lou Cicconi back behind the wheel of a race car in competition for the first time since his back injury suffered at The Battle of Trenton Indoor Race in December, he would be a DNQ for the feature suffering brake problems. John Pakenham also was a first time entrant for the season on Saturday, look for Pakenham to have his familiar 18…

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JAMIE MILLS TOPS BIG BLOCK MODIFIED FIELD AT BRIDGEPORT

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JAMIE MILLS TOPS BIG BLOCK MODIFIED FIELD AT BRIDGEPORT Wins Go to Mills, Wall, Wills, Sr., Kemery & Wagner     Jamie Mills drove the Milford, DE Blue Hen #30 to victory in the Spirit Dodge Big Block Modified feature event for his first win on the 5/8 mile speedway in nearly three years - overcoming an early race incident to rebound for the win.  Pat Wall made it two in a row as he picked up the win in the Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman and Steve Kemery was the first repeat winner in the D.A.'s Auto Body & Repair Rookie Feature.  Tom Wills,…

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THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES RESUMES ON FRIDAY, MAY 15 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES RESUMES ON FRIDAY, MAY 15 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (May 4, 2015) – The Modified 811 Dig Safe Series resumes on Friday May 15 when the Modified Stock Cars will be back in action on Bridgeport Speedway’s quarter mile track. The first of the five races in the series was won by Bob Drayton on Friday, April 24. With the top five in points receiving point fund checks at the end of year banquet, Drayton is the current point leader and is leading the chase for the $1,000 championship check. Ron Roberts is…

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130 Race Cars Pack Thunder Mountain Pit Area Saturday Night; Mike Mahaney Scores First Modified Victory Of The Season Before Large Crowd; Kenny Hammond (Sportsman), Pat Jordan (Crate), Dominic Fuller (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Tim Van Horn (XCel 600 Modified), Don Harvey (Lightning Sprint) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Triumph

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CENTER LISLE, NY – One week after falling shy of victory in the Season Opener, Mike Mahaney got the job done Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Mahaney, of King Ferry, N.Y., drove Jim Shear’s Olum’s-sponsored No. 77x to his first big-block/small-block Modified triumph of 2015 at the Center Lisle, N.Y., three-eighths-mile clay oval, earning $1,200. Again this week, the Modified 30-lap event was a competitive affair with the leaders dicing through heavy lapped traffic during the second half of the feature slowed by just a single yellow flag. A new record of 130 race cars jammed the Thunder Mountain…

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I-88 Speedway Results 5/1/15

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Friday, May 1, 2015 Racing ~ Greg Page Construction Night ~ Results Greg Page Construction Modifieds (30 Laps): Anthony Perrego, Brett Tonkin, Andy Bachetti, Mitch Gibbs, Nick Nye, Paul Jensen, Jim Mahaney, Shaun Walker, J.R. Hurlburt, Rusty Smith, Mike Mahaney, Darwin Greene, Jeff Sheely, Steve Babicek Chambers and O’Hara Sportsmen (20 Laps): Alan Barker, Brandon Walters, Travis Smith, Charlie Hendrickson Jr., Nick Nye, Randy Green, Kevin Jordan, Harold Humphrey, Cory Pike, Butch Klinger, Skip Pickwick, Gary Card Jr., Pat O’Hanlon, Kevin Coons, Aaron Shelton, Dwayne Jackson, Mike Wilmot, Jim Gould, Matt Priscott Vernooy’s Automotive Excellence IMCA Modifieds (20 Laps): Kurt…

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Accord Speedway Results 5/1/15

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Friday, May 1st - WRWD 107.3 Night MODIFIED: Mike Ricci, Jackie Brown Jr., Rich Ricci Jr., Danny Tyler, Jeff Heotzler, Scott Ferrier, Jerry Higbie, Joe Judge, Corey Lowitt, Richard Smith, Tommy Johnson, Dan Humes, Mark Pullen, Lem Atkins, John Ferrier,Brad Rothaupt SPORTSMAN: Dave Werber, Joe Giachinta, Jesse Marks, Greg McCloskey, Ken Ferrier, Kevin Ward, Steve Williams, Rich Ricci III, Scott Quick, Mike Barrett, Jeff Hulseapple, Jimmy Wells, Phil Goetschius, Frank Smith III, Joe Bonetti (DQ) SPEC SPORTSMAN: Brandon McGill, Nick Plumstead, Robbie Knipe, Ed Dachenhausen, Pat Murphy, Kenny Hinsch, Dan Speedling, Jimmy Johnson, Phil Johnson, Nick Johnson, Allison Ricci, Jim Kraus,…

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Highlight In The Making: Tuesday Night’s (May 5) Short Track Super Series ‘Anthracite Assault’ At Big Diamond Speedway To Boast Diverse Field, Big Payout & “True Special Event” Feel; Pre-Race Activities Planned

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Highlight In The Making: Tuesday Night’s (May 5) Short Track Super Series ‘Anthracite Assault’ At Big Diamond Speedway To Boast Diverse Field, Big Payout & “True Special Event” Feel; Pre-Race Activities Planned MINERSVILLE, PA – Tuesday night’s (May 5) return of the ‘Anthracite Assault’ to Big Diamond Speedway is a 2015 dirt Modified season highlight in the making. An anchor facility of the Keystone State, Big Diamond Speedway, will play host to one of the year’s most diverse big-block/small-block Modified fields when the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek invades for the 50-lap event. The ‘Anthracite Assault’ is…

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DOUBLE POINTS UP FOR GRABS AS OLIVER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP AND OLIVER CONSTRUCTION ROUND OF 24 SET TO BLAST OFF 2015 EDITION OF MAY MODIFIED MADNESS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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DOUBLE POINTS UP FOR GRABS AS OLIVER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP AND OLIVER CONSTRUCTION ROUND OF 24 SET TO BLAST OFF 2015 EDITION OF MAY MODIFIED MADNESS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY New Egypt, NJ - The "Top Twenty-Four” round of the 2015 May Modified Madness campaign presented  by Oliver Construction & Oliver Communications Group will be the first on track action of the series at New Egypt Speedway on May 2nd and will also feature double points for the 358 Modifieds. Twelve drivers will advance to the "Dirty Dozen" presented by John Gasko & Son Farm and Greenhouses round of May Modified…

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The Excitement Returns To Accord Speedway Tuesday, May 19 With New York Truck Parts Inc. ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ Special; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds Battle 53 Laps For $25,000-Plus Purse; Sportsman & Slingshots Complete Busy Program

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The Excitement Returns To Accord Speedway Tuesday, May 19 With New York Truck Parts Inc. ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ Special; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds Battle 53 Laps For $25,000-Plus Purse; Sportsman & Slingshots Complete Busy Program ACCORD, NY – Race fans left Accord Speedway wanting more when the checkered flew on the make-up ‘Gobbler’ April 14. Now, they’re going to get it. On Tuesday, May 19 (rain date: May 20) New York Truck Parts Inc. presents the ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ at the Ulster County quarter-mile oval. The Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled…

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Despite Hand Injury The Show Must Go On For Jimmy Blewett

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Despite Hand Injury The Show Must Go On For Jimmy Blewett By: Pete MacDonald When New Egypt Speedway had the night off for 358 Modified's this past Saturday night "Showtime" Jimmy Blewett did what every other racer in this country would do, Find something to race. Blewett would team up with The Boardwick's to drive their potent #18 in which Jimmy cruised to a Turkey Derby win with last November at Wall Stadium for their season opener this past Saturday. Blewett would time trial ninth for the 40 lap affair but would be involved in a multi-car pileup on lap…

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MAY MODIFIED MADNESS KICK OFF PARTY SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY MAY 1ST AT LIBERTY TOYOTA SCION IN BURLINGTON, NJ

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MAY MODIFIED MADNESS KICK OFF PARTY SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY MAY 1ST AT LIBERTY TOYOTA SCION IN BURLINGTON, NJ New Egypt, NJ - The first ever May Modified Madness Kick-Off Party is schedule for Friday, May 1st at Liberty Toyota Scion on Route 130 in Burlington, NJ from 6-9PM. Cars of Patrick Gold, Jeff Geiges, Jason Dunn, Bob Lineman Jr. and more are scheduled to be on hand that evening, meeting fans and signing autographs. New Egypt Speedway will also have their pace truck on hand and giveaways for customers. Anyone who test drives a car during the May Modified Madness…

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LAUBACH SAILS TO BACK TO BACK BRIDGEPORT VICTORIES

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Upcoming Events Saturday, May 2, 2015 – CAMERA & AUTOGRAPH NIGHT – Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Outlaw Stocks & Rookies plus TSRS 305 Sprints, starting time 6:00pm Sunday, May 3, 2015 – POKER SERIES #1 – 270 & Wingless 600 Micros, Four Cylinders, Slingshots & Stage-1 Modifieds, starting time 5:30pm Friday, May 8, 2015 - 270 & 600 cc Micros, 8 Cylinder Enduros and the first appearance of the ARDC Midgets on the quarter mile in 2015, starting at 8pm Saturday, May 9, 2015 - Mother's Day Flower Give Away - Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Outlaw Stocks & Rookies plus…

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Rouse Edges Friesen to Win DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Opener

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FULTON, N.Y. - April 25, 2015 - Brad Rouse passed fellow St. Catharines, Ontario, rival James Friesen twice on the final lap to win the DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Series 30-lap opener Saturday night at Fulton Speedway. Rouse put his Rick's Delivery/St. Amant Auto No. 18R up at the top of the track and roared off the fourth turn to edge Friesen by a half car-length after Friesen had retaken the lead entering the third turn. "It was checkers or wreckers," Rouse said. "I wasn't going to lift at that point. He's a good racer and he battled me, but I…

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Decker Kicks Off Title Defense with Highbank Holdup Win

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FULTON, N.Y. - April 25, 2015 - Billy Decker hauled off with the winner's loot from the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Highbank Holdup 100 Saturday at Fulton Speedway to begin defense of his 2014 Series crown. Decker, of Unadilla, N.Y., started 11th in a 30-car field in the Gypsum Express No. 91. He took the lead from 2014 Fulton champion Larry Wight for the first time on lap 50, yielded to Wight a lap later and then retook the point for keeps on lap 61 as the leaders began working through lapped traffic. Wight, who was the Pole Position…

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One To Remember: Nick Rochinski Earns First Thunder Mountain Victory In Spectacular Season Opener; Kevin Jordan (Open Sportsman), Chad Cook (Crate 602 Sportsman), Rudy Roth (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), John Ayre (XCel 600 Modified) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Triumph As 118 Cars Fill Pit Area

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Nick Rochinski will never forget his breakthrough victory at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Rochinski, of Dickson City, Pa., registered his first-career big-block/small-block Modified checkered at the Center Lisle, N.Y., three-eighths-mile oval in spectacular fashion, outdueling Mike Mahaney in a spirited, back-and-forth battle to win Saturday night’s Waymart Building Center/Sharkey’s Fuels Season Opener. Rochinski earned $1,992 from the speedway and an additional $100 cash bonus in Victory Lane from race sponsors Chuck Grimm (Waymart Building Center of Waymart, Pa.) and Rocky Rosetti (Sharkey’s Fuels of South Canaan, Pa.) following the 30-lap main event. Despite brisk temperatures, Thunder Mountain…

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Grandview Speedway : Results

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COMING EVENTS: SATURDAY, May 2, 7:30 p.m. (Please note starting time change which will be in place until the September 12 Freedom 76) Ingersoll Rand Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Each division feature winner will earn a $600 Ingersoll Rand tool prize pack. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted FREE. Saturday, May 9, 7:30 p.m. Whelen Engineering Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman plus Blast From the Past Vintage Racers. Effective May 2nd each Saturday night has spectator gates opening…

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DRAYTON DRIVES TO A WIN IN THE OPENING EVENT OF THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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DRAYTON DRIVES TO A WIN IN THE OPENING EVENT OF THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (April 25, 2015) – Bob Drayton drove his Small Block Modified to a win in the opening event of the Modified 811 Dig Safe Series on the quarter mile track at Bridgeport Speedway. Drayton, who drew the pole in the 25-lap feature, led every step of the way. The main event was slowed by only two caution periods. When the green flag waved to start the feature race, a ten car tangle forced the retirement of competitors Corey Andersen…

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Accord Speedway 4/24/15 Results

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Friday, April 24th - Dig Safely New York Night MODIFIED: Mike Ricci, Jerry Higbie, Corey Lowitt, Jeff Heotzler Sr., Jackie Brown Jr., Danny Tyler, Scott Ferrier, Tommy Johnson, Brad Rothaupt, Richard Smith, Joe Judge, Rich Eurich, Clinton Mills, Rich Ricci Jr., Mark Pullen, Lem Atkins (DNS) SPORTSMAN: Jimmy Wells, Dave Werber, Kevin Ward, Phil Goetschius, Jeff Hulseapple, Randy Green, Rich Ricci III, Scott Quick, Frank Smith III, Jesse Marks, Joe Giachinta, Greg McCloskey, Joe Bonetti, Ken Ferrier (DQ), Steve Williams (DNS) SPEC SPORTSMAN: Robbie Knipe, Kenny Hinsch, Nick Plumstead, Kyle Vanduser, Jimmy Johnson, Roger Hummer, Dan Speedling, Emerson Cargain Jr.,…

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SATURDAY NIGHT RACING RETURNS TO THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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SATURDAY NIGHT RACING RETURNS TO THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY After three weeks of special Sunday shows, Saturday night racing returns to the Bridgeport 5/8 mile speedway as the championship point season gets underway on Dollar Dog night as the  Spirit Dodge Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Stewart Stainless Outlaw Stocks and D.A.'s Auto Body & Repair Rookies take to the track for a full night of racing. The new clay surface has provided a lot of close, exciting racing during the early weeks of the racing season and conditions only promise to get even better with the later race starts of the…

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Money Man: “The Doctor” Danny Johnson Sets Sights On $15,000 As Short Track Super Series North Region Title Contender Driving For Chris Gennarelli; Next Series Stop: Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday, May 5 For ‘Anthracite Assault’

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Money Man: “The Doctor” Danny Johnson Sets Sights On $15,000 As Short Track Super Series North Region Title Contender Driving For Chris Gennarelli; Next Series Stop: Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday, May 5 For ‘Anthracite Assault’ MINERSVILLE, PA – Danny Johnson built the reputation as a true “money racer” in the Northeast dirt Modified community. Johnson, of Rochester, N.Y., as a result, has taken a liking to the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek and its lucrative pay structures and massive point fund. After falling just shy of the inaugural STSS championship to Andy Bachetti last year, Johnson is…

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BILLY PAUCH JR. TO BE PART OF RACING EXCITEMENT AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY

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BILLY PAUCH JR. TO BE PART OF RACING EXCITEMENT AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 23, 2015 . . . One of the rising young stars of area auto racing is Billy Pauch Jr. and he is planning to join the star studded field of racing talent that is seen in the NASCAR 358 Modified stock cars this Saturday, April 25, at Grandview Speedway. Pauch, son of legendary dirt track racer Billy Pauch Sr., will be wheeling the Breitenstein #14 Modified. In addition to this Saturday Pauch will be seen at Grandview on May 16, June 13, July 18 and…

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PENN CAN SPEEDWAY POSTPONES “CAN OPENER” TO NEXT FRIDAY, MAY 1ST

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PENN CAN SPEEDWAY POSTPONES “CAN OPENER” TO NEXT FRIDAY, MAY 1ST Susquehanna, PA…A combination of week-long rain and a forecast calling for wind and record low temperatures has forced Penn Can Speedway management to postpone the “Can Opener”. The 2015 season opener is now rescheduled for next Friday, May 1st.   After two practice sessions that saw perfect track conditions, the anticipation was really building leading up to the “Can Opener”. Now everyone will have to wait one more week to lift the lid on the 2015 racing season.   “In spite of how rough this spring has been, the…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Off To Strong 2015 Start; Top-10 Earnings Reports For Orange County Fair Speedway & Bridgeport Speedway North & South Region Openers; Drivers Cash In With STSS!

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BOYERTOWN, PA – The Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek launched its 2015 season with successful spring programs at Orange County (N.Y.) Fair Speedway April 11 and Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway April 19. As has become the norm at STSS events, massive payouts were distributed to the big-block/small-block Modified competitors in attendance. Orange County’s ‘Hard Clay Open’ opened the Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region $15,000 championship battle, while Bridgeport hosted the Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by Scotty’s Speed & Diesel ‘South Jersey Shootout’ lid-lifter. The STSS South Region champion earns $7,500. Both events attracted large and…

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Scott Triumphs In Opener, Youngsters Shining Bright at Deer Creek Speedway

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By Bill Nelson April 18, 2015 Spring Valley MN   With the winds coming out of the east and blowing into the grandstands we were all thankful for a warmer day of racing as the 20th anniversary of Deer Creek Speedway kicked off in spectacular fashion.   The first feature event of the night was the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds. Bradley Seavers jumped out from at the start with Tammy Soma Clark in second. Justin Froemming showed his speed early on and moved into second on lap two with Dustin Scott following into third. Scott worked past Froemming on lap five…

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Ingeroll Rand Announces Price Program for Fans and Racers at Grandview

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Saturday, April 25, 7 p.m. NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Full series of qualifying races leading up to feature races in each division. Adult admission $15, Youngsters 11 and under are admitted free. SATURDAY, May 2, 7:30 p.m. (Please note starting time change which will be in place until the September 12Freedom 76) Ingersoll Rand Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Each division feature winner will earn a $600 Ingersoll Rand tool prize pack. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m.Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted FREE. Saturday, May…

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North Meets South Tuesday, May 5 When The Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Invades Big Diamond Speedway; Return Of The ‘Anthracite Assault’ Offers Points For Both STSS North & South Regions; Modifieds To Use Sail Panels

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MINERSVILLE, PA – Pennsylvania’s Coal Region will be the meeting point between North and South on Tuesday, May 5. For the only time this season, the North and South Regions of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek will meet at Big Diamond Speedway with the ‘Anthracite Assault’ special event. This 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified clash will feature one of the most diverse and talented fields seen at any venue all season, drawing from the north, south, east and west. A purse of more than $25,000 has been posted, with the winner taking home $5,000-plus, 10th-place paying $1,000 and…

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PERENNIAL FAVORITES – JAMIE MILLS & RICKY ELLIOTT TAKE OPENING NIGHT WINS AT DELAWARE

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PERENNIAL FAVORITES – JAMIE MILLS & RICKY ELLIOTT TAKE OPENING NIGHT WINS AT DELAWARE By CHARLIE BROWN, Delmar, DE –“Town of Delmar Night” kicked off the 2015 season on Saturday night at the Delaware International Speedway and by the end of the night, the seasoned veterans had prevailed. Jamie Mills of Milford, Del. captured the 25-lap NAPA Big Block Modified feature and Seaford, Del.’s Ricky Elliott came out on top in the 20-lap S.R. Pete and Son Super Late Model main. Other winners on the night included: Matt Hill of Georgetown, Del. in the Crate Models; Scott Hitchens of Gumboro,…

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South Jersey Shootout Notebook 4/19/15

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  By: Pete MacDonald 42 Modifieds, 32 Sportsman, 25 600cc Xcel Modifieds, and 8 Street Stocks entered Sunday night's program. It was the debut of the Short Track Super Series South Region fueled by Hi-Tek Race Fuels. A decent sized crowd came out for it. A lot better than the previous weeks by far. Brett Kressley continued his domination of the Sportsman class by winning at Bridgeport. It was his third win in three days after previously winning at Big Diamond on Friday and Grandview on Saturday. Ryan Watt was the show in the Modified feature rim riding around the…

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After Successful Practice Session, Thunder Mountain Speedway Will Go Racing This Saturday, April 25; $1,992-To-Win Modifieds Headline Program As Point Season Gets Underway

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Following a successful practice on Saturday, Thunder Mountain Speedway roars into action this weekend. On Saturday (April 25), the three-eighths-mile clay oval in Center Lisle, N.Y., officially kick-starts its 2015 campaign with the annual Season Opener headlined by the big-block/small-block Modifieds racing 30 laps for $1,992 to win. The “1992” number signifies the year the speedway opened. The night’s activities are sponsored by Waymart Building Center of Waymart, Pa., and Sharkey’s Fuels of South Canaan, Pa. The ’15 campaign is expected to be the strongest yet for Thunder Mountain, back for the second season under the…

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HOWARD, KRESSLEY AND EGRIE SR. EARN VICTORY LANE VISITS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT

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HOWARD, KRESSLEY AND EGRIE SR. EARN VICTORY LANE VISITS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT BECHTELSVILLE, PA. April 19, 2015. . . . Past champion Duane Howard drove the Atlas Paving #66 to his second win of the young season in the NASCAR 358 Modified feature race at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night. Brett Kressley was able to earn his second Sportsman feature win and Lou Egrie Sr. earned his first BRC Late Model feature victory since 2012.The entire three division show of stock car racing was completed before 10 p.m. NASCAR stock car racing returns to Grandview Speedway on Saturday,…

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GODOWN SCORES THE HAT TRICK; NOW THREE FOR THREE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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  Cream Ridge, NJ's PJ Oliver lead the field to the green but it was DJ Ruppert taking the lead before the first lap was completed. Ruppert would lead through lap three, when there was a huge pile up entering turn one involving Billy Pauch, Jimmy Blewett, Mike Butler, Neal Williams and more. On the ensuing restart entering turn three, Chris Grbac and leader DJ Ruppert would tangle causing another multicar incident involving Jimmy Horton, John McClelland and more, giving Ryan Godown the lead. David VanHorn would start to stalk Godown once racing was resumed until Billy Pauch, Jr. stopped…

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Big Block? You Mean Big Price?

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Big Block? You Mean Big Price? By: Dominick Peck The price of a decent Big Block Modified is close to a Mercedes. A topic that has been discussed among car owners is the soaring cost of a Big Block. They speculate high cost will be death of Big Block racing. Pat Morrison, an engine builder from New York, breaks down the cost of a Modified engine. "A completive Big Block engine today costs around $50-60,000 compared to $20,000 twenty years ago," Morrison said. "Drivers increase horsepower by using a process called ‘angling,’ by rotating the angel of the intake valve…

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Billy Decker Begins Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Championship Defense April 25 at Fulton Speedway

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Billy Decker Begins Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Championship Defense April 25 at Fulton Speedway   Dig Safely NY 811 and Pole Position Raceway key partners on 24-race tour By Tom Herzig WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - April 17, 2015 - Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series champion Billy Decker will begin his title defense at the Highbank Holdup on Saturday, April 25, at Fulton Speedway. "We've been gaining races back in the series," said Decker, of Unadilla, N.Y. "I think more races at a lot of tracks is a good thing. It's nice to see DIRTcar take them on. In recent years,…

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AMERICAN RACER CUP BEGINS THIS WEEKEND AT PARTICIPATING SPEEDWAYS

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AMERICAN RACER CUP BEGINS THIS WEEKEND AT PARTICIPATING SPEEDWAYS Binghamton, NY… This weekend marks the start of the American Racer Cup at speedways throughout the northeast. As the American Racer Cup by Sunoco Race Fuels enters its sixth year in existence, it looks to once again rewards teams for their weekly performance at their home track(s) throughout the 2015 racing season, by giving away product awards throughout the season. The American Racer Cup program will once again be putting up approximately $150,000 in cash and product awards, with regional and overall cash awards in excess of over $50,000 for the…

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Practice Night Kicks Off Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 Weekend At Farmer City Raceway

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Practice Night Kicks Off Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 Weekend At Farmer City Raceway   Illini 100 Contenders Lanigan, Owens & Sheppard Among Drivers Tuning Up For Two-Race World of Outlaws Late Model Series Weekend FARMER CITY, Ill. - April 16, 2015 - A blockbuster race weekend kicked off Thursdaynight at Farmer City Raceway with practice night launching festivities at the seventh annual Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100. More than 30 Dirt Late Model drivers took part in Thursday's open practice session, gearing up for the weekend's two complete race programs for the World of Outlaws Late Model…

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FIVE WINNERS IN BIG EVENT AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY; Howard, Michael, Jones, Doerr & Tanner Come Up with Bridgeport Wins

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FIVE WINNERS IN BIG EVENT AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY; Howard, Michael, Jones, Doerr & Tanner Come Up with Bridgeport Wins      The new track surface on the Bridgeport Speedway is getting rave reviews as fans sat on the edge of their seats for all twenty-five laps of the Spirit Dodge Big Block Modifed feature event on Sunday that saw three abreast racing before eventual winner, Duane Howard was able to claim the win.  The United Racing Club made its return to the Bridgeport Speedway with eight time URC Champion, Curt Michael capturing the win.  CJ Jones earned his first win of the season in…

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THERE HAS BEEN A VARIETY OF FEATURE WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW THIS SEASON. WHO WILL VISIT VICTORY LANE IN THE NASCAR STOCK CAR RACES THIS SATURDAY?

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THERE HAS BEEN A VARIETY OF FEATURE WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW THIS SEASON. WHO WILL VISIT VICTORY LANE IN THE NASCAR STOCK CAR RACES THIS SATURDAY? BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 15, 2015 . . . It is anyone’s guess as to who will make it to victory lane in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series stock car racing events this Saturday (April 18) at Grandview Speedway. So far this season there have been six feature races presented and there have been six different winners. It will be interesting to see if there will again be new winners when the NASCAR 358 Modifieds,…

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CPM SERVICES BECOMES THE LATEST MARKETING PARTNER FOR THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AND ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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CPM SERVICES BECOMES THE LATEST MARKETING PARTNER FOR THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AND ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (April 13, 2015) – CPM Services has become the latest marketing partner for the Modified 811 Dig Safe Series and Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship at Bridgeport Speedway. “CPM Services is very proud to be supportive of this fine series of racing events designed to bring awareness to the 811 system,” stated CPM Services owner Phil Finocchiaro, Jr. CPM Services, headquartered in Pennsauken, NJ, provides complete property…

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Picture Perfect: Stewart Friesen’s Ideal Outing Results In ‘Hard Clay Open’ Victory In Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Opener; Sprakers, NY Driver Takes Home $5,783; Star-Studded 52-Car Field Signs In At Orange County Fair Speedway

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MIDDLETOWN, NY – In a picture-perfect performance, Stewart Friesen dominated Saturday night’s ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway. Friesen, 31, of Sprakers, N.Y., capitalized on a pole starting berth and a potent Jeff Daley-owned No. 44 small-block to kick off the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek with a victory at the legendary five-eighths-mile oval. Friesen led all but two laps in the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event. The Halmar International ‘Hard Clay Open’ presented by United Pump & Tank and East Coast Speed/ECS Auto Inc. was postponed by wet weather from its original date of April…

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Johnny Herrera Wins ASCS Red River at Creek County Speedway

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SAPULPA, Okla. (April 10, 2015) Working top-to-bottom on the Creek County Speedway, New Mexico’s Johnny Herrera raced to his first victory of the season with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products. Riding runner-up to Seth Bergman early, Herrera utilized a Lap 4 restart to bolt past the No. 23. Challenged briefly in slower traffic, the MVT / Semi-Crazy Truck Wash No. 45x was able to stay on point. Seth Bergman settled for second after the brakes began to give in the final rounds. After destroying a car one week ago, Tennessee’s Brandon…

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CANANDAIGUA FORCED TO POSTPONE “JAN CORCORAN MEMORIAL” DUE TO WET GROUNDS

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CANANDAIGUA FORCED TO POSTPONE “JAN CORCORAN MEMORIAL” DUE TO WET GROUNDS Canandaigua,NY – We have had to make a decision today that is very hard for us. Due to the current conditions of the pits and fan parking areas at the track we are postponing next weekends 5th Annual “Jan Corcoran Memorial” and the GRIT Series “Cabin Fever 64” April 17th and 18th at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Promoter Jeremie Corcoran has been monitoring conditions and had this to say; “I have been at the track working on facilities to get ready for this big weekend coming up and I can’t…

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PENN CAN POSTPONES FRIDAY’S PRACTICE TO TUESDAY NIGHT, APRIL 14TH; SECOND PRACTICE SLATED FOR APRIL 17TH

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PENN CAN POSTPONES FRIDAY’S PRACTICE TO TUESDAY NIGHT, APRIL 14TH; SECOND PRACTICE SLATED FOR APRIL 17TH SUSQUEHANNA, PA…Penn Can Speedway has postponed this Friday’s practice due to the wet conditions. Practice has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, April 14th at 6:00 p.m., with a second practice scheduled for Friday, April 17th. The 2015 “Can Opener” will take place on Friday, April 24th. The week long rain proved to be too much and has not allowed the track crew to get the facility prepped on time for the practice. “We had hoped to be able to get on the track this…

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY MAKES SLIGHT RULE CHANGES TO MODIFIED AND OPEN SPORTSMAN DIVISION

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY MAKES SLIGHT RULE CHANGES TO MODIFIED AND OPEN SPORTSMAN DIVISION VERNON, NY- With the start of the 2015 season rapidly closing in, Utica-Rome Speedway officials have made slight rule modifications to the Stampede Steakhouse Modified and Open Sportsman divisions which will be effective immediately. For 2015, in the Stampede Steakhouse Modifieds all small block powered Modifieds must weigh 2,450 pounds while Big Block Modifieds must weigh 2,500 lbs. All measurements are post-race and the track scales are official. In the Open Sportsman, the open motors will now be allowed to use four barreled carburetors in weekly competition. The…

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY CANCELS PRACTICE SESSION, PREPARES FOR APRIL 19 OPENER

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY CANCELS PRACTICE SESSION, PREPARES FOR APRIL 19 OPENER VERNON, NY- With the wet weather that moved into the region today and the forecast calling for more rain the next couple of days, officials decided to cancel the practice session that was scheduled for this Saturday April 11.  After some consideration, it was decided to not reschedule it to another day. “The recent warm weather has worked wonders with the grounds,” stated new track owner Bill Shea.  “But with our season opener just over a week away, we decided to take full advantage of the good forecast to start…

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35-LAP NASCAR 358 MODIFIED FEATURE TOPS THE ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

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35-LAP NASCAR 358 MODIFIED FEATURE TOPS THE ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA APRIL 8, 2015 . . . When there is extra money up for grabs the racers will be on top of their game to make sure they have an opportunity to take home the big bucks at Grandview Speedway. This Saturday, April 11th, the NASCAR 358 Modifieds will be battling for in excess of $3,000 to win the 35-lap main event. Actual racing starts at 7 p.m. Duane Howard, coming off an impressive opening night victory, will be looking to pad his wallet with a…

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